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the relative loudness of a speech sound.
One of the defining characteristics of Gothic architecture is the pointed or ogival arch. Arches of this type were used in the Near East in pre-Islamic as well as Islamic architecture before they were employed structurally in medieval architecture, and are thought to have been the inspiration for their use in France, as at Autun Cathedral, which is otherwise stylistically Romanesque.
a member of a monastic community.
think out, plan, or devise.
the buying or selling of ecclesiastical privileges, for example pardons or benefices.
his commandment enjoins us a love chosen out of thousands, the well-beloved object of this love being chosen out of thousands, according to that of the beloved Sulamitess in the Canticles.
a nonessential property common to all the members of a class; attribute.
Hyssop has been used for millennia as a holy herb, consecrated for cleaning holy places.
enclose in or shape into a globe.
a couplet or pair of verses or lines, usually read as a unit
a tiny piece of a substance.
the quality of being rudimentary or makeshift; primitiveness.
the quality of being offensively coarse or rude; vulgarity.
the study of ancient writing systems and the deciphering and dating of historical manuscripts.
the fact of being or of being designated the child of a particular parent or parents.
the manner in which a thing is related to another from which it is derived or descended in some respect.
a cheap, old, or run-down automobile (originally used as a nickname for early Ford cars, especially the Model T).
a field of study concerned with the theory and technique of psychological measurement. One part of the field is concerned with the objective measurement of skills and knowledge, abilities, attitudes, personality traits, and educational achievement.
This white salt is widely used in the processing of metal oxides. For the treatment of bipolar disorder, it is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system
an environment conducive to creativity
pathological and destructive to creativity
a solution for safe removal of dry, dead skin on the feet or any callused areas. Removes calluses. Safe solution to soften feet.
Crinoids are neither abundant nor familiar organisms today. However, they dominated the Paleozoic fossil record of echinoderms and shallow marine habitats until the Permo-Triassic extinction, when they suffered a near complete extinction: many Paleozoic limestones are made up largely of crinoid skeletal fragments.
Stalked crinoids, or "sea lilies", lived attached to the bottom, and filtered food particles from the currents flowing past them. The extant Crinoids are the only remaining attached suspension-feeding echinoderms. This makes them an important group for Paleontologists studying the numerous extinct attached suspension-feeding echinoderms because they have only the living crinoids to examine as an example of this ancient mode of life.
The entire structure is surrounded by large, three-lobed leaves that often hide the spathe from view. In late summer or fall, the spathe falls off and the flowers give way to decorative wands of bright red berries.
a genus of edible mushrooms closely related to anatomically simpler cup fungi. These distinctive fungi appear honeycomb-like, with their cap composed of a network of ridges with pits.
a diving waterbird with a long neck, lobed toes, and almost no tail, typically having bright breeding plumage used in display.
any of several enzymes that catalyze the formation of DNA or RNA
a nucleotide that is the primary source of energy in all living cells because of its function indonating a phosphate group during biochemical activities; composed of adenosine, ribose, and three phosphategroups and formed by enzymatic reaction from adenosine diphosphate and an orthophosphate.
a polynucleotide whose molecules contain a relatively small number of nucleotides.
a molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer.
the great mass of undistinguished or inferior persons or things